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Man sent to prison for firing 19 bullets into sleeping baby's room

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 12:44pm

Despite making impressive strides in jail and promises he would never return to gang life, a judge on Friday said the young man's crimes were so heinous he had to send him to prison.

Man suspected in 20 robberies says drug addiction fueled his spree, police say

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 12:11pm

Mathew Kuepper says the last few weeks have been a "blur" due to his drug addiction, according to a police report.

First-aid equipment, tips for hiking the backcountry with dogs

Michael Radice  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 11:29am

Few things are as satisfying as a long day hike in the mountains or an overnight camping trip with your pet. But when someone gets injured, everything changes so you need to make sure you are prepared for an emergency.

Inmate escapes custody after dentist appointment

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 9:30am

Authorities are searching for an inmate from the Box Elder County Jail who failed to return from a court-approved dentist appointment.

Mom creates special needs baseball league in West Valley City

Shara Park  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 9:02am

If there's one sport Jennifer Maravilla knows well, it's baseball. So when her son had a bad experience in youth baseball, she was up for the challenge of creating a new special needs baseball league.

Millcreek mayor diagnosed with aggressive tumor days before primary

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 7:12am

Fred Healey, one of Millcreek's mayoral candidates, has announced that his health has taken a hard turn, complicating his political prospects, and even prompting him to endorse one of his opponents in case voters are now reluctant to vote for him.

Police: Multiple drug raids, arrests make dent in Carbon County drug scene

Andrew Adams  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 6:51am

Investigators called the police actions a “triple play,” and described the arrest of one man in particular as a difference-maker.

Police: Draper man stabs, kills South Jordan woman in Wyoming hotel

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Jun 23rd - 11:12pm

A Draper man stabbed two women in a Wyoming hotel early Thursday, killing one of them and injuring the other, police said.

Photos: Thunderbirds arrive for this weekend's ‘Warriors Over the Wasatch’ air show  |  Posted  Jun 23rd - 10:46pm

Members of the Air Force watch as the Thunderbirds arrive at Hill Air Force Base on Thursday for the “Warriors Over the Wasatch” open house and air show.

Fight Like Girls group helps women battle life's attackers

Abby Hobbs, Contributor  |  Posted  Jun 23rd - 10:46pm

After surviving an attack in her own home, Bre Lasley started a organization to encourage women to Fight Like Girls. The organization hosted an introduction night Thursday, with Lasley and Elizabeth Smart speaking about their experiences.

Following raid, DEA orders shutdown of Cache County treatment center

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Jun 23rd - 10:44pm

The Utah Department of Human Services has issued an order to the Sherwood Hills Recovery Resort to cease operations in 10 days. But the executive director of the resort called a Wednesday raid an "abuse of power."

Interim education chief appointed as state superintendent

Morgan Jacobsen  |  Posted  Jun 23rd - 10:34pm

Sydnee Dickson was chosen Thursday to lead the Utah State Office of Education as the state superintendent of public instruction.

As fire shifts directions, Pine Valley residents told to 'remain prepared'

Pat Reavy and Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Jun 23rd - 10:28pm

The mandatory evacuation order for Pine Valley residents in the Lloyd's Canyon area was lifted at noon Thursday as crews continued to battle the nearby Saddle Fire.

Police arrest married couple suspected in 16 robberies

Ben Lockhart and Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Jun 23rd - 9:41pm

Police have arrested a husband and wife they say are responsible for at least 16 robberies, at least four of them occurring since Tuesday.

Hot enough for you? Looking back at Utah’s hottest recorded temperatures

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Jun 23rd - 8:07pm

Summer is already off to a hot start with temperatures across Utah well above 90 degrees and even nearing 110 degrees in southern Utah, but it’s not nearly as bad as the Utah record book.

Man pleads guilty in carjacking crash that killed returned missionary

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Jun 23rd - 7:44pm

A Bountiful man pleaded guilty Wednesday to murder after crashing a stolen car into a recently returned LDS Church missionary, killing her.

Utahns’ high-end lightsabers earn nearly $110K on Kickstarter

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Jun 23rd - 7:02pm

Shon Whitney, one of the three engineers behind the Kyberlight project, said he and his friends have been tinkering with lightsabers for years.

Jury finds Murray man guilty of beating girlfriend to death

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Jun 23rd - 6:15pm

A jury ruled Thursday that a Murray man is guilty of murdering his girlfriend, who died of traumatic head injuries after she showed up at a neighbor's home covered in bruises and asking for help.

Motorcyclist critically injured in 2-vehicle accident

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Jun 23rd - 6:13pm

A person is in critical condition after a crash between a motorcycle and a car Thursday afternoon, police said.

Utah militia leader tried to blow up BLM building, feds say

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Jun 23rd - 6:03pm

A 57-year-old Stockton man, described by prosecutors as the "commander of a citizen militia group," was federally indicted Thursday after allegedly trying to blow up a Bureau of Land Management cabin in Mount Trumbull, Arizona.